Post Tagged with: "Alex Pietrangelo"

Fortunato compares his game to Torey Krug of the Boston Bruins. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 5 Defense Lineups Entering the 2015 NHL Season

There is a reason why people say, “defense wins championships.” Without great defense teams are incapable of making long playoff runs, just ask the 2010 Washington Capitals or the 2003 […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 5 comments · Top 10 Lists
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Flirt with Stanley Cup Playoffs Disaster

The St. Louis Blues are on the verge of repeating their 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs woes, which saw them go up 2-0 in the series against the Los Angeles Kings, only to […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 1 comment · St Louis Blues
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2008 NHL Draft Lookback: The Year of the Franchise Defenseman

The NHL landscape is littered with highly touted defensemen who could never quite fulfill the expectations that come along with the 1st round nametag. In fact, you can go year […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History
Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Predicting Every Olympic Nation’s Future Face

The Winter Olympics aren’t usually the time for breakout performances from young players. Given the best-on-best format and the size of the stage, it’s rare to see a teen or […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 3 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
Backes may move back to the wing (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

St. Louis Blues Among NHL’s Most Well-Managed Teams

The St. Louis Blues have managed to resist the temptation of overspending while building a Stanley Cup contending team despite rampant dollar-flinging by other franchises around the NHL. It only […]

Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Road To Sochi: St. Louis Blues on Team Canada

Team Canada will obviously be looking to defend their Gold Medal from the 2010 Vancouver Games this February in Sochi.  Their blue line will be chock full of good defensemen […]

by · January 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, St Louis Blues
Brian Elliott (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues’ Team Play Paying Dividends

The St. Louis Blues have been playing their brand of hockey so far this season.  They have even topped league power rankings multiple times, and currently sit 5th overall in […]

by · December 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
Backes may move back to the wing (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Continue Dominance Against Central Division Rivals

Central teams want to stay away from the St. Louis Blues. The Minnesota Wild learned this the hard way. On Monday night, the Blues hosted the Wild at Scottrade Center […]

by · November 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
Backes may move back to the wing (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Depth Chart: St. Louis Blues Keys to Success

The St. Louis Blues have had a quality start to the 2013-2014 season, posting a 10-2-2 record over the first month of the season.  This great start can be attributed […]

by · November 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
The Blues dropped another game to Pacific Division team Tuesday, 4-2 (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

The Battle of Undefeated Teams – Sharks vs. Blues

Eventually, someone has to fall. The first three weeks of the 2013-14 season has seen three teams remain undefeated in regulation and overtime. Two of them do battle on Tuesday […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues
Jay Bouwmeester (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jay Bouwmeester a Good Fit for Blues

After stops in Florida and Calgary, Jay Bouwmeester seems like he has found a home in St. Louis. The 2002 third overall pick spent six seasons with the Panthers, registering […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · St Louis Blues
The Blues have critics no matter what the situation (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Time to Shine: The St. Louis Blues 2013-14 Season Preview

The NHL 14 simulation and The Hockey News have spoken: the St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup favorites to open the season. The 2013-14 Blues started taking shape shortly after […]